Associate of Science
Surgical Technologist is an integral member of any surgical team,
preparing the operating room and assisting the surgeon and other team
members. Our Lady of the Lake College’s Surgical Technology
Program provides students with integrated learning and experience in
both the theory and clinical practice of the field, leading to the
Associate of Science degree.
Surgical Technology Program is accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Allied Health Programs (CAAHEP), and yearly enrollment
new Surgical Technology curriculum, which will be effective in the
fall of 2004, offers students the opportunity to complete the 61
required credit hours in a two-year period, even those with no
previous college experience. Applications will be accepted in the
spring of 2005 for the class accepted in June of that year, with that
class graduating in May of 2006. No applications will be accepted in
the spring of 2004. For those currently, seeking enrollment in the
Program, this curriculum change will not delay the graduation date.
Until this revision, students graduated two years after enrollment.
With the new curriculum students will graduate in a year after
admission. Students will have completed 5 hours of Surgical Technology
courses before applying to the Program. Students with questions or
concerns may e-mail Alice
Comish, Director of the Surgical Technology Program. Click
here for more information.
applicants should meet the following minimum requirements for admission
to the Surgical Technology Program:
school diploma with minimum grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
or better or the equivalent of a high school diploma (General Education
Development) with an average score of 50 or better.
of a minimum ACT composite score of 20. (Above two requirements
waived following successful completion of nine (9) hours of arts and
sciences coursework required for the Surgical Technology Program.)
of a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale) on all
college work attempted. (Above requirement
may be waived following successful completion of nine (9) hours of arts
and sciences coursework required for the Surgical Technology Program.)
Achievement of a minimum grade of “C” or 80 percent in high
school-level algebra and biology.
to enroll in college English and Algebra.
Lady of the Lake College welcomes applications from all qualified
individuals. All transcripts are reviewed on an individual basis,
according to College policy, in order to determine eligibility and
placement in the program. Equal educational opportunities are
offered to all who meet entrance requirements, without regard to race,
gender, ethnicity, creed, marital status or age.
to the Surgical Technology Program are due on or before March 1 for the
class beginning in the fall. At this time, an entering class of up
to 20 may be accepted. Call (225) 768-1700 for application
Our Lady of the Lake College
Financial Aid Office is available to all applicants to discuss
eligibility for financial assistance. Please call (225) 768-1714
to schedule an appointment.
are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid
(FAFSA) form. Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical center also
offers tuition reimbursement to qualifying employees.
more information about the Associate of Science Degree in Surgical
Comish, or to request an application packet, please call (225)
768-1700 or e-mail:
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